Thomas-Louis Bourgeois

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Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (Fontaine-l'Évêque, Hainaut, Belgium 24 October 1676 - Paris January 1750) was a Walloon composer and haute-contre. He was maître de chapelle at Toul Cathedral, then Strasbourg Cathedral before employment from 1707 at the Opéra de Paris as a singer.[1][2]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Les Amours déguisés (1713)
  • Les Plaisirs de la Paix (1715).
  • Cantatas: Les Sirènes. Borée. Zéphire et Flore. Hippomène. Psiché Carolyn Sampson Le Concert Lorrain Carus 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (1676-1750/51) - Anne Delvare - 2007 - 1196 pages - This thesis offers the most complete biography of the musician.
  2. ^ Performing baroque music - Page 80 Mary Cyr - 1992 Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (1676-1750 or 1751) provides one of the few directions for registration in harpsichord continuo passages. For a delicate air from his cantata Psiché with obbligato viol, Bourgeois specifies the upper manual on the ..."
Preceded by
Louise Dimanche
director of the Théâtre de la Monnaie
1722-1724
Succeeded by
Marianne Dujardin